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BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Putin pals fund radical groups that interfere with US elections, energy, agriculture and economy~ Robert Mueller’s politicized investigation into allegations that President Trump or the Trump campaign or some Trump associate somehow colluded with Russians continues unproven but unabated. Many think partisan politics ensure it will not be...
CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE It has been 17 years since the federal government took over security screening at the nation’s airports, and they still haven’t figured out how to schedule more screeners during busy times. The photo is yesterday afternoon in Denver. It took 26 minutes to get through the line. Leaving...
JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES We wrote earlier about the Grove City College Supreme Court case (Grove City College v. Bell) in which the high court ruled that any “financial assistance” used by students and their families to pay for their education at Grove City College made the college a “recipient.” What...
We're not backing down SKIP ASH, ACLJ Recently, we shared that Attorney Donald G. Rehkopf and the inappropriately named Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) sent a formal complaint to Rear Admiral Paul D. Pearigen, MC, USN, because a Bible and a bi-lingual placard were part of the POW/MIA Display at the Marine Corps Base Camp...
BY SELWYN DUKE White people are finding it “difficult to adjust” to becoming a minority, goes the premise of a new AP history textbook — with the implication that this reflects some kind of character defect. Responding to this, conservative writers have generally denied the claim, sometimes calling it a...
THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … I must also add that tho’ I concur with the author in considering the moral precepts of Jesus, as more pure, correct, & sublime than those of the antient philosophers, yet I do not concur with him in the mode of proving it. he thinks it...
LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I praise God for Wyoming GOP county chair Vicki Kissack having the courage to share my article, "Christians Deceived by the LGBTQ Movement" on her facebook page. https://bit.ly/2Iyymsq Folks, my article is 100% factually correct; spoken in God's love. As might be expected, leftists at the Casper Star-Tribune,...
BY PAUL G. KENGOR May 5 marked the bicentennial of Karl Marx, who set the stage with his philosophy for the greatest ideological massacres in history. Or did he? He did, but deniers still remain. “Only a fool could hold Marx responsible for the Gulag,” writes Francis Wheen in “Karl Marx:...
ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE The smart money was always on the Supreme Court to make the kind of ruling it did today, strike down a federal law that purported to tell states whether they could legalize sports betting. That doesn’t make it any less exciting or refreshing—and it’s deliciously apt as both...
WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE The Washington Post editorialized last month in favor of dropping the voting age to 16. I dashed off a letter to the editor, which they didn’t run, and is here adapted: At what point are young people to be entrusted with important life responsibilities? The Post has repeatedly opposed...
BY ALLEN WEST This past week, Media Research Center released another updated report on the liberal progressive media’s coverage of President Trump. And there’s no new news here. The report found that the leftist media produces 90 percent negative coverage of President Trump. If you are one who channel surfs between different...
Witnessing the Opening of the American Embassy in the Eternal Capital of Israel—Jerusalem JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Today, May 14, 2018 will be remembered as a truly historic day. Today the U.S. embassy officially moves to Jerusalem – a victory decades in the making. I am in Jerusalem for the historic occasion. I...
BY BOB BARR After several hours walking the exhibit hall last Saturday at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Dallas, Texas (which I attended as a member of the Association’s Board of Directors), I sat down to watch and read the news accounts of the event, which brought together...
LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I love the old gospel song, "Peace In the Midst of the Storm." https://bit.ly/2G26szy In the midst of the Deep State's raging, unprecedented hate-storm against Trump, he remarkably remains at peace, and so should we. Trump and We the People are winning. Fake news media sells its lie...
BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Opponents make compelling case but can’t derail or even slow this well-protected industry~ Like most people I’ve spoken with, I have no innate, inflexible antipathy to ethanol in gasoline. What upsets me are the deceptive claims used to justify adding mostly corn-based ethanol to this indispensable fuel; the...
~Earth Day Network’s misguided anti-plastic campaign is a sign of more nonsense to come~ By Tom Harris Earth Day Network (EDN) chose “End Plastic Pollution” as their theme for this year’s April 22 Earth Day. It is just the tip of the anti-plastic activism that now consumes environmental extremists. A Google...
BY T.F. STERN At one time the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) had my support; but that was before they lost their moral compass or sold it in order to please the politically correct leftists.  Perhaps that compass is on a back shelf at the local pawn shop next to...
BY BOB BARR As the little girl in the movie "Poltergeist" declared, "They're baaaack."  This time, however, it is not evil ghosts reappearing to make us shiver, but real-life leftists transforming their mid-20th century social movement centered on college campuses and anti-war rhetoric, to one far more subtle and multi-pronged....
BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Radical environmentalists put people last, and destroy habitats and wildlife to end fossil fuels~ Third Reich Forest Minister Hermann Goering was an avid hiker and ecologist who once sent a man to a concentration camp for cutting up a frog for fish bait. In 1933 he and other...
~ Is this the Beginning of the End – or at least the End of the Beginning? ~ By Calvin Beisner On November 10, 1942, after British and Commonwealth forces defeated the Germans and Italians at the Second Battle of El Alamein, Winston Churchill told the British Parliament, “Now this is...
SKIP ASH, ACLJ The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) is at it yet again. Recently, Attorney Donald G. Rehkopf and the MRFF sent a formal complaint to Rear Admiral Paul D. Pearigen, MC, USN, because a Bible and a bi-lingual placard were part of the POW/MIA Display at the Marine Corps Base...
BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON If you are a college student, professor, or bookstore employee, you know how jarringly expensive college textbooks are. It isn’t unusual for college students to have to spend over $1,000 per year on books. In an attempt to reduce those costs, on March 23 President Trump...
BY EARL H. TILFORD “All theory is gray.  But forever green is the tree of life.”                                                          Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1842) I have enjoyed every season of the TV series “Homeland.”  Writers and producers surely anticipated Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 election because season six featured President Elect Elizabeth Keane. The...
BY ALLEN WEST I am sitting in the Hilton Gardens Inn in Chesapeake, VA, watching the news, and the scene is rather disconcerting. It appears that the progressive socialist left, believing that they have an upper hand, is presenting the American people with a really bad optic. To what do...
BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Administrator Pruitt initiates overdue changes to bring transparency, integrity to rulemaking~ Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed to end the longstanding EPA practice of using secretive, often questionable, even deceptive science to support agency policy and regulatory initiatives. His proposed rules will ensure that any science...
RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE Paul Krugman’s column yesterday lamented Republican policy towards the poor. He has particular gripes with Ben Carson’s changes to housing subsidies, increased work requirements for those seeking food stamps, and waivers granted to states to enable new work requirements for Medicaid. I’m not going to get into these...
LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN My wife Mary and I were extremely busy in Arizona campaigning to help propel Republican Debbie Lesko to victory in the congressional special election. Praise God, we won! Before flying home to West Virginia, I checked news coverage of the April 23rd national parent's protest, "Sex...
The Grove City College Case JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES In 1976, Grove City College, a Christian college of arts, letters, and sciences situated in the rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania, received what seemed to be a misdirected notification. The document came from the federal government’s Department of...
THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I now return the sermon you were so kind as to inclose me, having perused it with attention. the reprinting it by me, as you have proposed, would very readily be ascribed to hypocritical affectation , by those who, when they cannot blame our acts, have recourse...
BY BOB BARR In a delicious twist of fate, one of the planet’s most liberal companies, Starbucks, once again is begging the Left for forgiveness. The coffee giant’s previous mea culpa was in 2014, after Starbucks angered the gun control movement by having the audacity to declare it would respect the Bill of Rights by...